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. and that samepot isos a republican super pac $900 because candidates get discounts under federal election law. and i wonder if -- how you think, carl, ads are going to play inthow ts campaign eventually goes and, you know, is there advantage to one side or another? >> well, fstf ink the worst thing that has happened to romney is an ad that repeats the 47% statement. and that keeps running in the battleground states. there's nothing he can do about it. at the same time, i think a lot of this negative aertising has canceled itself out. thfree mediasak a huge difference in this election. it's really moving the numbers much more than this super pac adverting . i think that the citizens united decision by the supreme court is really the worse thing tt's haedou electoral system in maybe 50 years and we're trying to live with it. and happily in this election, the candidates seem to be drowning each other out in this expensive advertising, and people more and more are looking at free media. t one of e bigbl romney is that 47% video which is being looked at time and time again, both in ads and on the
law rocked the legal world? and that's not all. there are several big cases coming up, big issues that become part of the conversation in the presidential race if they aren't already. pete williams is at the supreme court. all right, pete. let's start with some of the top cases. one by one, affirmative action. >> virtually every college in america that's selected uses affirmative action in some ways to achieve a racially diverse campus. this better prepares students for the working world. upheld nine years ago, but this time it faces a new challenge with the big change on the courts. who wrote that opinion upholding it is gone replaced by samuel alito. the case o comes from the university of texas which allows basically every top academyive performer in a texas high school, guarantees them submission. one factor they look at in rounding out the class, the question is whether they discriminates, it's challenged by a white student who failed to get in. >> we heard a lot during the primaries about gay marriage. tell us about the act. >> signed by president clinton defines marriage be
, sarah silverman stars in "let me people vote." >> there are these brand-new laws which are presented as a way to prevent voter fraud but are, in fact, designed to make it hard for specific people to vote. black people, elderly people, poor people and students. hmm, i wonder what those demographics have in common? oh, yeah. they're probably going to vote for this guy. >> the fight against voter i.d. laws has been a hot topic, so obviously it addresses that. sarah silverman, not a megastar, but somebody who does sort of get that youth interest. why do you think that ad was so popular? >> people love sarah, and if you saw the whole ad, it was something you wouldn't play on tv. >> exactly. that's the part we could play. >> it was a lot saltier than tv would allow us. she's been political along the way. she tried to get old jewish people to vote in florida the last election, and she's had a very funny, very clear voice. she says a lot of things pore people just won't say. >> howard bragman, always love having you here. i see you tomorrow at the big wedding. >> we'll dance. >> thank you so
to be made. without them, voters may not be able to vote because of the state's new i.d. law. now that decision may be appealed which would put a final resolution near election day, but there are officials who do not think tit works. >> also this week voter requirements facing tough scrutiny from a special panel of tough judges there. the requirement is does the requirement at polling stations cause a burden. it must meet certain requirements. another date to watch for you, today. this is national voter registration month, to remind voters that in october, 48 states have registration deadlines. at stake here, 6 million potential voters or more. the national association of secretary of state say that's how many in 2008 that did not vote because they missed registration deadlines. and if florida reg station numbers are any indication here, look at this. compared to july and previous elections, look, democrats are way off pace in that debattleground state of florida. this year they're only 5% of last election, and, chris, that's why it's not only the voter i.d. turnout. >> that's a h
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